Imagine our community without Catholic schools.
Go ahead. Take a moment and consider what our community would look like without these sacred places, where our children go each day to engage in a faith-filled education surrounded by supportive, nurturing adults and a rich spiritual environment.
Then, consider what our nation would look like without these schools. For more than 150 years, Catholic schools have provided this country with countless human, social and financial benefits. They save taxpayers real money by keeping thousands of students out of often over-crowded public classrooms. They produce many of our nation’s current and former leaders. They form children who are better prepared for college and more civically engaged than their peers.
It is no stretch of the imagination to say that our country is better off because Catholic schools have been woven into its foundational fabric.
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